Description

Physical Examination in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine details the basics of how to take and record cardiac patient history and triage vitals, then apply the basic western and TCM methods for examining cardiovascular patients in the clinic. It outlines the basic procedure for creating intake questions and then examining the cardiovascular patient using both western and TCM techniques.

This book is intended for US-based licensed TCM practitioners as well as cardiology researchers.

Key Features

  • Provides a guide for creating a basic cardiac intake form, compares TCM and western medicine style symptoms and possible differential diagnoses
  • Provides a guide for basic examination with TCM and western medicine methods, and sound tutorials for heart and lung auscultation
  • Prepares the practitioner to sit for the Niambi Wellness Integrative anatomy and pathophysiology in cardiology final online exam

Readership

This book is intended for U.S. based licensed TCM practitioners, cardiologists, and researchers of TCM and cardiology.

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
    • Approving Agencies
    • Course Description
    • Course Objectives
  • Section I: Getting Started
    • Chapter 1. Introduction
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 1.1 Part 1: The Introduction
      • 1.2 Part 2: The Family and Present History
      • 1.3 Part 3: Female History
      • 1.4 Part 4: Present Medications
      • 1.5 Part 5: Current Symptoms
      • Notes
  • Section II: The Triage
    • Chapter 2. Weight Measurement
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 2.1 Part 1: Risk Factors
      • 2.2 Part 2: BMI
      • 2.3 Part 3: Waist Circumference
      • Notes
    • Chapter 3. Taking the Blood Pressure
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 3.1 Part 1: Tools
      • 3.2 Part 2: Basic Procedure
      • 3.3 Part 3: Measurement Standards
      • Notes
    • Chapter 4. Taking the Temperature
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 4.1 Part 1: Problems of High Temperature
      • 4.2 Part 2: Problems of Low Temperature
      • 4.3 Part 3: Procedure
      • Notes
  • Section III: Exam Room 1
    • Chapter 5. Physical Exam Basics
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 5.1 Part 1: Observation
      • 5.2 Part 2: Preparation
      • 5.3 Part 3: Cardiac Palpation
      • 5.4 Part 4: Auscultation
      • 5.5 Part 5: Respiratory Palpation
      • 5.6 Part 6: Auscultation
      • 5.7 Part 6: Auscultation
      • Notes
  • Section IV: Exam Room 2
    • Chapter 6. Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 6.1 Clinical Assessment
      • 6.2 Case #1
      • 6.3 Case #2
      • 6.4 Case #3
      • 6.5 Case #4
      • Notes
    • Chapter 7. Putting It All Together
      • 7.1 Part 1: Case Study #1
      • 7.2 Part 2: Case Study #2
      • 7.3 Part 3: Case Study #3
      • 7.4 Part 4: Case Study #4

Details

No. of pages:
96
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780128006382
Print ISBN:
9780128001202

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